Grants

North Carolina Emergency Management helps local and state partners secure federal funding and develop and implement capabilities to address the state's ability to prevent, protect, respond and recover for all hazards, both man-made and natural. 

PREPAREDNESS GRANTS

Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)

HSGP provides funds for homeland security and emergency operations equipment, exercises, training, and planning. 
Who is eligible:  State agencies and local jurisdictions
How to apply:    State agencies download and complete application.  
Local jurisdictions should contact their NCEM Branch Office.
When to apply:   Will be identified in this space around October 2020.

Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)

EMPG funds are used to support comprehensive emergency management at the state and local levels.
Who is eligible:  County governments
How to apply:    Complete application.  
When to apply:  Will be identified in this space around October 2020.

Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP)

HMEP provides funding for training and planning for potential emergencies related to hazardous materials.
Who is eligible:      State agencies and local jurisdictions
How to apply:    State agencies download and complete application.  
Local jurisdictions should contact their NCEM Branch Office.
When to apply:     Will be identified in this space around October 2020

NC Tier II Competitive and Noncompetitive

NC Tier II grants provide funds for hazardous materials emergency response planning, training, and exercises.
Who is eligible:      County governments
How to apply:    Download and complete application.  
When to apply:     Will be identified in this space around October 2020

Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)

NSGP provides funding support for physical security enhancements and other security-related activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack.
Who is eligible:  Organizations that are described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
How to apply:    Complete application.  
When to apply:  Will be identified in this space around October 2020


RECOVERY GRANTS

Volunteer Agencies or Organizations Active in or Assisting with Disasters (VOAD)

State Funded VOAD grants provide funding to voluntary agencies working in disaster recovery
Who is eligible:  Volunteer or Voluntary Nonprofit Agencies or Organizations Active in or Assisting with Disasters by providing services to disaster survivors
How to apply:    See grant details and application instructions for the most recent state VOAD grant.
When to apply:   Funds are made available periodically by the state legislature for recovery operations usually related to specific disasters. Watch www.ncdps.gov/VOADgrant for details.

FEMA Individual Assistance

The Individual Assistance program provides assistance to home owners and renters whose primary residences were damaged or destroyed by a natural or manmade disaster.
Who is eligible:  Disaster affected homeowners and renters, after certain presidentially declared disasters
How to apply:    Online at disasterassistance.gov or at a FEMA/State Disaster Recovery center  
When to apply:  The application period is open for a limited time after the disaster declaration is made

FEMA Public Assistance

The Public Assistance program provides funding and technical help to state and local governments and certain private, non-profit groups to fix or replace public properties and infrastructure such as roads, bridges, buildings and parks that have been damaged or destroyed.
Who is eligible:  State agencies, local governments and certain private non-profits
How to apply:    Attend a post-disaster applicant briefing in your area to receive application instructions
When to apply:  The application period is open for a limited time after the federal disaster declaration is made

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)

Hazard mitigation measures are any sustainable action taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from future disasters. The HMGP supports cost-effective post-disaster projects. Studies have shown that every $1 spent equals $4 of future damages mitigated.

Flood Mitigation Assistance

The Flood Mitigation Assitence Program aims to reduce or eliminate claims under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). FMA provides funding to states, territories, federally-recognized tribes and local communities for projects and planning that reduces or eliminates long-term risk of flood damage to structures insured under the NFIP.

Building Resilient Infrastructure in Communities (BRIC)
(formerly Pre-Disaster Mitigation)

The National Public Infrastructure Pre-Disaster Mitigation fund, will be funded through the federal Disaster Relief Fund as a six percent set aside from estimated disaster grant expenditures. This allows for a greater investment in mitigation before a disaster. This new program is named Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC).